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19
Dec

Enterprise Fund winners receive £1000 investment for their businesses

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Union Southampton awards student projects, FuseMind and EthiCo, £500 investment each, as part of the Enterprise Fund 2016.

The businesses, formed by University of Southampton students, were each awarded £250 from the Enterprise Fund, an initiative to encourage students to develop their innovative events, activities and projects. A further £250 was match-funded by Union President, Alex Hovden and awarded to each project.

One of the founding members of innovative academic search platform, FuseMind, Mauro Cozzi, says, “We’re really excited to hear that Union Southampton believes in FuseMind and is happy to invest in us. The funding will allow us to … Read the rest

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10
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions

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Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help with our Creative Industries Careers Sessions. Back for another year, we will be hosting a range of different events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career.

The full timetable is coming soon, but here’s a little taster for now…

Monday 28 November

  • Presenter: Dom Kullander
  • Time: 16:00-19:00 (3x 50mins)
  • Location: Board Room (TBA)
  • Get to grips with
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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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07
Jun

Work with us – Catering Assistant

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We are currently looking to recruit a Catering Assistant to #JoinOurTeam at our busy Highfield campus.

Our catering operation services over 20,000 students and staff. With other Union Southampton commercial operations, its main role is to help fund student activities. Within our 3 main outlets (The Bridge, The Cafe and Bar Three Diner), we provide a wide range of catering to our students from café style food for those in a hurry through to table service in a casual dining environment.

We are looking for an experienced catering assistant with the ability to work across a range of catering tasks … Read the rest

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28
Apr

How to Cope with Difficult Housemates

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Housemates are like marmite. Sometimes you’ll love them, other times you may find them tricky to get along with. No matter how close you are to them, it’s not always plain sailing and in the worst case, things can get nasty. Whether it’s the classic problem of bin jenga or loud sing-alongs to the likes of Bieber and One Direction, here are a few pieces of advice on how to deal with some of these issues before things escalate into full-blown fisticuffs.

Issue 1: Messiness

There’s mould growing in old mugs, the bins are full to burst and there’s an … Read the rest

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25
Mar

Grad Scheme Application Tips

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For many third year students the time has come in which many of you will be researching and applying for, and hopefully receiving an offer for, graduate jobs! Getting any job is a tough call, but as students from the University of Southampton you’ve got a lot going for you, and hopefully after reading this you will have all the tips to help you earn a place on a great graduate scheme.

What have you studied and how does it relate to the role?

The first time echoes what has just been said – you are students at a Russell … Read the rest

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17
Jan

Are you on the job hunt?: CV Tips

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If you are looking for a new job this January or you are starting to think about your options once you graduate, we are here for you. A CV is the first impression that an employer gets of you, so make it count. Here are some tips to help you sharpen up your CV.

1. Short and sweet

Two pages of A4 is the generally accepted length. Some employers don’t mind a third page but to avoid the risk, just keep it to two. On average, employers spend less than 10 seconds looking at any one CV so first impressions … Read the rest

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11
Jan

Work with us!

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If you’re looking for work, we have some fantastic part-time and full-time opportunities for you here at the Students’ Union:

Elections Marketing Crew

Are you a current University of Southampton student looking for a part-time temporary position to earn some extra money while you study? Look no further.

We are looking for a minimum of 20 Elections Marketing crew members from across the different University campuses who aren’t shy talking to their fellow students to help us promote our Spring Elections 2016. You will help support the nominations and voting periods, by providing flyers and posters, as well as speaking … Read the rest

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08
Dec

Postgraduate Guest Blog: Advice to my younger self – top tips for new (and current) PhD students Part 3 Your Life

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We asked postgraduate student Zoe M. Harris to write a post to give students some advice for new and current PhD students. She has done just that and some of her gems of knowledge may be useful to undergraduates as well! This is Zoe’s final post in a series of tips and advice covering the PhD and the job hunt and now: your life. 

After handing in my thesis and waiting to viva (this is an oral examination for those that don’t know!), I was applying for jobs and working as a research assistant writing papers from my PhD. I Read the rest

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06
Dec

Get yourself a Christmas job with SURecruit

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Struggling to find the spare cash for Christmas this year or maybe you want to build your work experience? We can help!

Our on-site recruitment agency, SURecruit is there to help you to find part-time jobs while you study. We know that it can be hard to balance your studies with work, so our specialist recruitment manager works to find opportunities that you can fit around your degree.

The agency covers vacancies in areas such as hospitality, care, the retail sector and much more!

But we also want to support you by giving you tips and advice to help you … Read the rest

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